1 bitcoin now worth more than ounce of gold

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Fueled by speculation that a bitcoin ETF could be approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission in the next week or so, the price of bitcoin has more…

Restaurant closed after staff arrested by ICE

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (York Daily Record) A popular restaurant was closed for about two weeks after four of its employees were arrested by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement. Aroma Buffet & more…

120 diners flee restaurant without paying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) Some 120 diners celebrating a baptism at a restaurant in a north-eastern Spanish town all fled the restaurant at once without paying, the owner said. The more…

Stocks close lower, pull back from record levels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. equities closed lower on Thursday as financials lagged, while social media company Snap had a strong performance in its initial public offering. The Dow Jones industrial more…

Dolphins vomit while trying to avoid capture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) A distressing video shows the moment hunted dolphins vomit from stress trying to escape capture. The footage comes from Taiji in Japan and shows captors trapping more…

'Environmental justice' on Trump-EPA chopping block

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_4187951" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Protesters march against a proposed toxic waste dump in Warren County, North Carolina, in October 1982.[/caption] The end of "environmental justice" could soon be more…

White House clears Kellyanne of 'nefarious' Ivanka plug

by Cheryl Chumley --   [caption id="attachment_3895781" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kellyanne Conway[/caption] The White House ethics office cleared Kellyanne Conway of any "nefarious" wrongdoing this week, saying the right-hand aide to President Donald more…

Democrat proposes tax on OxyContin, other opioids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A California lawmaker wants to tax OxyContin and other prescription opioids to fund rehabilitation services for people addicted to opioids and heroin. Assemblyman Kevin McCarty on more…